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What The FAQ: From Lyka to baby squids, why we have been sending animals to space since 1947

We humans have been sending all sorts of animals to space since the 1940s. The latest being baby squids that glow in the dark

Published on 22nd June 2021
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Meet Sandeep Das, the PhD scholar who popularised the purple 'Mahabali' frog in Kerala

Sandeep Das is pursuing his PhD in amphibians and reptiles. His aim is to bring attention to those animals that are often overlooked by speaking about what sets them apart

Published on 16th June 2021
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#ThrowbackToday: How the first primate in space met a gruesome death

In today's #TBT, here's remembering all those animals sent to space, especially Albert II, totally the most illustrious of them all. Here's more about what and who followed after this primate  

Published on 14th June 2021
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What the FAQ: What are the symptoms of COVID-19 among animals?

All you need to know about COVID-19 in animals, how they get affected and what you should do if your pet tests positive

Published on 10th June 2021
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Wildlife expert in Maharashtra demands concrete rings around wells to save wild animals 

MSWB member Yadav Tarte Patil said this move was first implemented around 32 wells in Bhandara's Nakadongri through Central funds in 2019 and the region has not seen such incidents

Published on 24th May 2021
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Study shows gene therapy using 'zinc fingers' may help treat Alzheimer's disease

The therapy reversed some of the Alzheimer's-related damage that was present in the animals' brain cells

Published on 20th March 2021
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New book reveals that Sherlock Holmes author had probed Indian orgin man's case

The story, which revolves around several threatening letters and the distressing killing and mutilation of animals, was one of the most famous cases of miscarriage of justice in Edwardian England

Published on 1st March 2021
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AIIMS study shows Ayurvedic-allopathic drug combo more potent in controlling diabetes

The study was performed on animals over the period of 18 months in which doctors provided Ayurveda formulation 'BGR-34' and allopathic drug Glibenclamide separately to a group

Published on 30th January 2021
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Study shows after humans, ferrets, cats, dogs most susceptible to coronavirus infection

The scientists used computer modelling to test how the coronavirus uses its spike proteins, which protrude from the surface of the virus, to infiltrate the cells of different animals

Published on 11th December 2020
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OP Jindal Global University student is PETA's 'volunteer of the year'

Compassionate Citizen is PETA India's award-winning humane education programme designed to instil empathy for animals in children aged 8 to 12

Published on 3rd December 2020
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Tech firm working with top engineering institutions to develop competencies in driver assistance systems 

As part of the initiative, Continental India is currently researching scenario perception, especially enhancing safety towards pedestrians, bicycles, and animals, with on-road protection from potholes

Published on 24th November 2020
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New study reveals dozens of mammals could be susceptible to SARS-CoV-2

The research team also performed more detailed structural analyses for certain animals, to gain a better understanding of how infection risks may differ across animal species

Published on 5th October 2020
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Here's why cartoonist Rohan Chakravarty's Green Humour page will get you thinking about conservation with a laugh

In Rohan Chakravarty's world of comics, animals have tongues as sharp as knives and they use them to tell you about their woes in a way that forces you to sit up and care. Are you ready to plunge in?

Published on 23rd September 2020
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Central Institute of Brackishwater Aquaculture's bacteria-eating virus tech now available to shrimp farms

According to ICAR-CIBA, bacteriophages and their lytic enzymes are in use for therapy of bacterial infections in human and animals, as bio-control agents for food protection 

Published on 21st September 2020
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We are the world: Why we should learn to love and treat all living beings equally and with respect

The Coach drives home the important message of treating all living beings with respect and why we must never harm animals

Published on 20th June 2020

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